Today’s quick hits, Nov. 21, 2022

Record dam-removal project: U.S. regulators approved a plan to demolish four dams on the lower Klamath River and open hundreds of miles of salmon habitat in the largest dam-removal and river-restoration project in the world. (AP)

House Ag goes Cuba: A delegation of three House Agriculture Committee members is headed to Cuba to assess the country’s food and agriculture situation. (House Agriculture)

State bans pen aquaculture: Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz announced the state would prohibit commercial finfish farming on state-owned aquatic lands in an effort to protect native wild salmon. (Washington Department of Natural Resources)

Protection for lesser prairie-chicken: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service listed the lesser prairie-chicken under the Endangered Species Act and said it would seek voluntary agreements with stakeholders to protect the bird and its habitat. (Interior Department)

World grain stockpile shrinks: The world grain stockpile will decline for the sixth year in a row this marketing year, due almost entirely to a drawdown of the corn inventory to its smallest level in a decade. (International Grains Council)